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7 Tips for Bootstrapping Your Blog Traffic

Any time you start a new blog, the biggest concern tends to be “how do I build traffic?” Unless you’re hiring or have a crack team of web gurus who know the tricks for building up your blog fast, you’ll just have to do it yourself. However, if you haven’t luxury of a big budget and have minimal time, one recourse is to bootstrap your blog traffic with the same general principles with which entrepreneurs bootstrap their startup businesses with minimal funds and resources.

Here are some tips for leveraging your publishing and promotional plan to build initial trickles of traffic into much more.

Write content and publish consistently

It’s easy to come up with a plan, even create an editorial calendar. It’s much harder to actually stick to a consistent schedule. This is a common area of difficulty for bloggers, but important to master. Let’s just say that search engines and readers both love consistency of frequency. Unless you’re running a news site, you don’t necessarily have to publish tons of content daily. Read More

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Blog With The Big Dogs! (3 Tips to increase your visibility and your invincibility)

If you launched your blog as a recreational tool to vent repressed feelings from your youth, or to promote a personal agenda, or to follow in the footsteps of your friends then “this Bud’s (NOT) for you!”

If, however, you want to elevate your blogging skills to an art form, attract more traffic than the Eisenhower Expressway during rush hour, or build a platform to heighten your business or career, read on.

Think of your blog like a standard video game with many tiers and levels.

The more you know, the further you go.

It’s all about strategy, small nuances and mastery of some basic skills.

Up to the challenge?
Here’s how to bring your “A” game to the table. Read More

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